Uber and Lyft are driving toward IPOs

Oct 18, 2018
Investors could pony up $140 billion for shares even though neither firm is profitable.
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Uber fires star engineer at heart of self-driving legal battle

May 31, 2017
A top and very expensive engineer at Uber is out. The company has fired the engineer at the center of a high-stakes legal battle with Waymo, the self-driving venture of Alphabet’s Google. Earlier this year, Anthony Levandowski was accused of stealing trade secrets from his former job at Google. After he refused to hand over evidence, […]

Elders don't need an app for a Lyft

Mar 30, 2017
The Phoenix area has become a testing ground of sorts for ride-sharing companies in a relatively untapped market.
Lyft and other ride-sharing companies are testing out partnerships with assisted living communities around the Phoenix area, like Park Wood Assisted Living.
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A short history of Uber's many scandals

Mar 20, 2017
The uber-rich ride-hailing company is in the middle of a perfect storm that's been brewing for years.
A man poses holding a smartphone showing the App for ride-sharing cab service Uber in London on October 28, 2016. 


Ridesharing could cut 75 percent of traffic in Manhattan

Jan 6, 2017
If everyone shared we'd save a whole lot of gas without using much time.
Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey.
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Why Uber's business model could fail

Aug 30, 2016
The company lost $1.2 billion in the first half of this year.
Will Uber face its demise?
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Uber selling its Chinese business to rival Didi Chuxing

Aug 1, 2016
Didi Chuxing will acquire Uber's China-based operations in a nearly $35 billion deal.
A taxi passes by an Uber station outside a shopping mall in Beijing on Monday. Ride-sharing giant Uber is merging its China operations with local rival Didi Chuxing, reports say, ending a ferocious battle for market share in the world's second-largest economy.
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Full interview: Lyft president on driverless cars, background checks

May 18, 2016
Lyft's John Zimmer has a vision for the future.
Lyft President John Zimmer
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A city in Central Florida is subsidizing Uber

Mar 25, 2016
No, really. Tax payers' dollars are discounting on-demand rides.

A driver murders six people, and Uber has a crisis

Feb 22, 2016
Uber's business model relies on customers' trust
After the tragic shooting in Kalamazoo, Uber's safety measures are under fire. 
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